Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 11, 2018
The state's new Child Advocate launches an investigation into the Sununu Youth Center following allegations of a pattern of illegal use of restraints on juveniles there. For the third time this year, the New Hampshire House of Representatives votes against a bill to create education savings accounts. Voting laws and Medicaid expansion are on the governor's desk to be signed into law. And it's that time of year - bears are out, looking for easy pickings at your bird-feeder...even in Manchester.
WATCH THE SHOW:
- Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital.
- Trent Spiner – executive editor for the Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News.
- Paul Steinhauser - N.H. politics reporter and a former CNN political reporter.
- Republican Gov. Chris Sununu says the New Hampshire Supreme Court should review two bills that would end New Hampshire's distinction between full-fledged residents and those who claim the state as their domicile for voting.
- The NH House rejects education savings accounts for a third time.
- The state's new Child Advocate, Moira O'Neill, is launching an investigation into the Sununu Youth Center following allegations of a pattern of illegal use of restraints on juveniles.
- With seasonal hiring pressure in N.H., Senator Shaheen pushes for answers on temporary worker visas.
- A bear sleeping in a tree in Manchester gained a lot of attention this week.